Motor Vehicle ACCIDENTS

If you have been injured in an auto accident, our Los Angeles car accident lawyers can help you receive the compensation you deserve.

If you were involved in an auto accident, take the time to receive immediate treatment, especially if you sustained serious and critical injuries. The primary step you must take is to ensure your safety and that begins with medical assistance whether it is urgent care, hospital or via ambulance if you cannot get there yourself. A car accident can inflict injuries to any and all parts of your body. Head, neck and back injuries are certainly the most common, but car accidents also cause injuries to internal organs as well as arms and legs.

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In order to prevent these horrific accidents from occurring, motorists have a legal responsibility to uphold the highest level of safety and caution when driving on the road. Furthermore, the transportation industry has a legal obligation to develop and maintain safe cars, and ensure that all employees follow strict safety protocols while on the job.

If you have been involved in a car accident in Southern California, it is important to hire an experienced and skilled personal injury law firm to protect you and help you obtain the financial compensation you deserve. At Akiva Niamehr, our car accident attorneys conduct a full investigation into the accident and work with insurance representatives to obtain high settlements for our clients.

If you are in need of a car accident attorney, contact us today for your free consultation at (800) 261-7001 or contact us onlineClick here to learn about our clients' success stories and settlements we were able to recover on their behalf.

Every year, there are tens of thousands of motor vehicle accidents on Southern California highways, and a high percentage of those accidents result in personal injuries to those involved.

Common Types Of Car Accident Injuries

The following are some of the most common car accident injuries:

  • Neck Injuries

    Whiplash, one of the most common types of car accident injuries, accounts for more than one million car accident neck injuries each year. A significant percentage of such injuries lead to long term disability. The neck is more vulnerable to injury when a person’s head is turned to the left or right, or if the head rest does not cover the whole back side of the head.

    Car accidents typically result in soft-tissue injuries or more severe injuries to the neck and spine. For instance, you may sustain injury to your joints, nerves, disc, muscles and many ligaments throughout your neck. When the accident occurs suddenly with a high impact, the injuries can be worsened, especially where the victim’s neck is tight or turned sideways. A neck injury causes neck pain and limitation of neck and head movement, affecting rotation and peripheral vision.

  • Back Injuries

    Crashes can also strain your back. Back injuries result in serious and sometimes debilitating pain in the larger muscles of the back.

    The discs in your back, referred to as intervertebral discs, can also become injured in the event of a car accident. Disks in the neck and spine may bulge, slip or rupture. A disc may become herniated and require surgery. An injury of this type may not be diagnosed until months after a car accident and require longer periods of rehabilitation, recovery time, and larger medical bills.

    Crash victims can also suffer catastrophic injuries such as spinal cord injuries. Many of our clients have suffered spinal cord injuries as a result of their car or auto accident. Such injuries are serious and require immediate medical attention because potential irreversible nerve damage can result. When nerves are damaged, there can be loss of sensation and feeling in that body part. This also includes lower functioning and loss of control over your reflexes. Additional side effects and consequences include secondary medical problems like pressure sores, pneumonia, and pulmonary embolism.

  • Wrists and Ankles Injuries

    Damage to the wrists and ankles may occur as a result of an automobile accident as well. Unfortunately, the bones and joints are not immune to pressure and immense force and will sustain injury when there is a high impact. Bones can be broken and the pain that results can be intense and devastating. A high impact accident can be identified when the car is a total loss, there is an abrasion with the seatbelt, or there is intense contact between the victim and the steering wheel and airbags are deployed. Air bags save lives, but can also cause injuries to the face, hands, wrists and arms. Typical injuries include abrasions, fractures and sprains.

  • Internal Injuries

    Victims of car accidents may suffer serious internal injuries to their organs such as the liver, kidneys, lungs, intestines. Fractured ribs, punctured lungs, lacerated livers and kidneys, and torn spleens frequently occur, requiring extensive hospitalization.

    Although seatbelts save lives, they can also inflict serious injuries during the course of an accident. During an auto accident, a seat belt can apply force through the abdomen to the soft tissues of the abdomen and the spinal column behind. These body parts are not strong enough to withstand such forces, and the belt itself may cause serious or fatal injury.

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